Kazakhstan government will hold a meeting on the ecological situation of the industrial cities of Kazakhstan.
The list also includes Lake Baikal, Hawaii, the Galapagos Islands, the Amazon River basin, the Mediterranean Sea, the Yangdze, Indus and Gang Rivers, San Felix and Juan Fernández islands and the Kerguelen Archipelago.
Populations of beluga sturgeon have declined by nearly 90% in recent decades due to the high demand for black caviar, inadequate management, and habitat degradation.
Kazakhstan Environmental Protection Minister called to tightening ecological requirements to companies.
The animal death toll stands at over 400.
The Ussuri tigers are going to be brought to Kazakhstan in a step to restore the Turan tiger population in 2014-2015.
According to Temirtau Prosecutor's office, Bassel Group LLS was fined $30 thousand for ecological damage.